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Events / Fundraisers

Langs hosts annual special events to celebrate and bring our community together. Below is information on selected Langs events and fundraisers. Included in the information is a list of the various ways you can get involved.

Monthly Community Dinners

Langs provides a free monthly dinner at their main site in Cambridge for members of the community. This is a drop-in dinner - advance registration is not required. Dinners are prepared and served by Langs staff and volunteers. If you have further questions about the dinner, or are interested in donating food, sponsoring or volunteering for an upcoming dinner, please contact Tammy Saunders or Corey Kimpson

Save the date:  Dinners are held one Tuesday evening each month from 5:00 – 6:30 pm. 

Get involved:

  • Volunteer to help cook or serve for one of the dinners (also a great team building opportunity!)
  • Donate or sponsor food for one of the dinners

For more information on the monthly community dinners please contact:

  • Re:  volunteering/team building:  Corey Kimpson, Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator, 519-653-1470, x232 / coreyk@langs.org
  • Re:  donating items:  Tammy Saunders, Community Worker, 519-653-1470, x228 / tammys@langs.org
  • Re:  sponsoring a dinner: Jeff Hunter, Fundraising and Communications Coordinator, 519-653-1470 x264 / jeffh@langs.org 
Community Holiday Dinner

Langs hosts an annual  Community Holiday Dinner in December for 250 active volunteers, program participants and patients. The dinner includes a full turkey dinner, crafts and activities for the kids, connections with community members AND a visit from Santa!

2021's dinner was a virtual community celebration on Zoom and included many exciting guests and interactive activities.  A complete turkey dinner for those in attendance was included and distributed with the help of our good friends from the Cambridge Preston-Hespeler Rotary Club.

Stay Tuned for a Date in 2022!

Get involved:

  • Volunteer on the Holiday Dinner Planning Action Team and/or the day of the event
  • Host or sponsor an activity at the event
  • Donate food or supplies for the event

For more information on the Community Holiday Dinner event please contact info@langs.org 

Community Leader Luncheons

Langs hosts a ‘Community Leader Luncheon’ 3-4 times per year for members of the corporate community to network, learn more about us and tour our facility.

Get involved:

  • Attend the lunch
  • Invite a co-worker/colleague
  • Donate the meal for one of the lunches

Save the date:  Due to current Public Health Measures, all luncheons are on hold. 

For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Jeff Hunter, Fundraising and Communications Coordinator, 519-653-1470, x264 / jeffh@langs.org

Community Picnics

Langs hosts Community Picnics each summer at their main site, the Grow Community Centre and the North Dumfries satellite site. These fun and interactive picnics include activities and games for all ages, a BBQ meal, and various community partner booths / stations.  In-person events were suspended during the pandemic.  We are delighted that the picnics are returning to all sites (while adhering to new, safe capacity limits) in 2022.  We look forward to see you at a picnic this summer.

2022 Dates:

Grow: Tuesday, July 12th  3pm to 7pm

Langs: Tuesday, August 16th 4pm to 7pm

North Dumfries: Tuesday, July 26th 3pm to 6pm

  

Get involved:

  • Volunteer on the Picnic Planning Action Team and/or the day of the event
  • Attend
  • Host or sponsor an activity at the event
  • Donate food or supplies for the event

For more information on our summer picnics please contact:

Langs Gift Card Tree Fundraiser - Winners Announced

Thank you for supporting our youth with your raffle ticket purchases. We have sold out!

Draw took place at Langs on September 11th, 2021 at 11:00am. Congratulations to all the winners.

And the winners are ...

Top Prize: A variety of gift cards with a total value of $1,155.00  - Sally W.  Ticket #302

Second Prize: A variety of gift cards with a total value of $500.00 - Sue L-S.  Ticket #112

Third Prize: A $100.00 gift card to The Keg - Sally W.  Ticket #305

Full Raffle Rules can be found here: Gift Card Tree Raffle Rules

Raffle Licence Number: M844125

 gift card trees

Celebrating Women Fundraiser

 Celebrating Women Fundraiser   

ON HOLD

Celebrating Women is an annual fundraiser held each spring on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend in Langs' spectacular Green Lounge and gymnasium. It's an opportunity to celebrate women, be entertained, learn and connect with community. The event includes brunch, silent auction, raffles, candy bar, gourmet coffee cart, motivational speaker and surprises!  Langs is transformed into an elegant event space.       

Get involved:

  • Buy a ticket to attend or sponsor a Langs patient/program participant to attend who may not be able to afford a ticket of their own.
  • Sponsor the event: opportunities vary between $350 - $3,000 and include a variety of recognition benefits.
  • Donate food or giveaway items for the event for approximately 150 attendees
  • Donate silent auction items.

Tickets: $50 each, $350 for a table of 8.

For more information on the Celebrating Women event please contact Jeff at jeffh@langs.org 

Cowan Presents Langs Stay at Home Online Auction

Online Auction Logo

Thank you to our amazing supporters: donors, sponsor and bidders for making our first online auction in 2020 a success.

You helped us raise $1,902.50 for the Langs COVID-19 Campaign.

Volunteer Appreciation Event

Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event:   ON HOLD

 

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